May 25 2012

Blount County's unemployement rate dropped from 7.1% in March, 2012, to 6.3% in April, 2012. Blount Count is tied for the fifth lowest unemployement rate in the state.

Blount County unemployement - 6.3%

Williamson County (South of Nashville) unemployement - 5.3%
Lincoln County (Fayetteville) unemployement - 5.5%
Knox County unemployement - 5.8%
Loudon County unemployement - 6.2%
Wilson County (East of Nashville) unemployement - 6.3%

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